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Fatal accident occurs in New York

It seems like there is never a shortage of car accidents in New York, and this week was no exception. Just recently an accident occurred in Old Westbury, just a few short miles from New York City, when two cars collided. According to state police, a man driving a Mazda veered out of his lane and clipped another vehicle before crashing into the shoulder. The Mazda driver was killed, and the other driver reported no injuries.

What are some common causes of car accidents?

Make no mistake about it: accidents happen. As we have mentioned before, tens of thousands of people are injured in motor vehicle accidents annually in the state of New York. The unfortunate reality is that the world will likely never be accident free, but with special care and attention, the number of accidents can be significantly reduced. Simply avoiding many of the common causes of car accidents can go a long way in reducing your risk.

New York family's life is turned upside down by reckless driver

The road is full of drivers, many of whom follow all of the rules and take the utmost care not to get into an accident. Most likely, you are one of those defensive drivers, and the consequences of a car accident are something that you never expected to face. Unfortunately, cars are dangerous machines, and it only takes one reckless person to cause catastrophic damage. There’s no way to tell who is or is not a safe driver, but an impaired driver is a danger to himself and his environment.

Four people suffer in fatal New York accident

City life can be very dangerous. The roads are always crowded with bumper-to-bumper traffic, bicycles and pedestrians. Practicing safe driving skills is all we can do, but that doesn't necessarily keep us safe from less conservative drivers. It's unavoidable, but it's part of the reason that so many people are injured in motor vehicle accidents in New York each year.

Five New York teens dead in possible street racing incident

Car accidents are a tragedy in our society that can oftentimes strike innocent people without any notice. Most accidents involve negligence of some kind, but for many two car accidents, one of the drivers was obeying all the rules of the road and just happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. This is not always the case, however, as some people invite tragedy. It cannot be stressed enough how cautious people should be around automobiles.

Driver arrested after fatal New York crash

The streets of New York are often busy, overrun with vehicles and pedestrians. With so many people on the roads, it is hardly surprising that accidents are such a common occurrence. Their frequency doesn’t make them any more bearable, however, and the victims of a car accident often have to live with life-changing injuries.

New York car accident leaves 1 dead, 2 injured

Car accidents and New York seem to go together like baseball and the Yankees. The population density of the city and its surrounding areas, combined with natural dangers that accompany any urban driving, make New York a veritable hot spot of car accidents. In fact, more than 150,000 people suffer injuries in car accidents in New York every year. Some may think car accidents are just natural parts of life, but these people forget just how devastating an accident can be.

Are wearable apps an answer to the scourge of distracted driving?

Most American motorists are now aware of the fact that choosing to drive while distracted can be just as hazardous as choosing to drive drunk. Currently, more car accidents are caused by distracted driving behavior than by any other preventable cause. As a result, auto manufacturers, federal regulators and safety advocates are all attempting to mitigate the distracted driving trend in a myriad of ways.

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